Golf

Lot 1410:
Lot 1410
Dai Rees. A pigskin cigarette case formerly the property of Dai Rees. Gilt initials 'D.J.R.' to front. In original box. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £30
Rees played in nine Ryder Cup tournaments and captained the team on five occasions in 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961 and 1967, winning the cup in 1957
Lot 1411:
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Silver pot pourri holder. Circular decorative holder with perforated top and figure of a lady golfer. Sterling silver with hallmark to base for London 1903, makers mark 'W.C.' William Comyns & Sons. 3" diameter, 1.75" tall. VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £40
Lot 1412:
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Carltonware, Stoke stoneware circular match holder c.1906 printed with a colour illustration of two men playing golf and caddy. Maker's stamp to base with registration no. 333948. 2.5" tall. VG. Rare
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1413:
Lot 1413 Lot 1413
Golf car mascot c.1940s/1950s. Silver metal car bonnet mascot in the form of a boy caddy carrying a golf bag and clubs on his shoulder. 4.5" tall. Some tarnishing and wear, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1414:
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Golf ink stand. Attractive silver plated ink stand in the form of a hinged golf ball on tee with metal liner, two upright golf clubs to either side. James Dixon of Sheffield c.1930. 3" tall. G
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £35
Lot 1415:
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Golf tobacco jar. Carlton Ware jar with removable cover c.1910s/1920s. To one side a colour transfer image of two gentlemen playing golf with a caddy, to the reverse, a crossed clubs emblem with golf ball and scroll inscribed 'Far and Sure'. 5" tall. Carlton Ware registration no. 333948 to base. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1416:
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'Brev' number 107244 Swiss made pocket watch set in a case in the form of a flattened Dunlop 'square mesh' golf ball with hinged lid c.1924. 'Dunlop 5' to lid and base. Maker's mark and registration number to inside of lid. The watch appears to be in working order. 1.5" diameter. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £68
Lot 1417:
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Golfing plate with humorous hand painted golfing scene. Floral and fruit decoration to rim, scalloped edges. Crown Ducal Florentine. 8" diameter. Sold with a packet of 'Black Boy Brand' cricket and golf spikes in original decorative card box. Qty 2. G/VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1418:
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Royal Doulton 'Golfing series' plate, decorated in colour with cavalier figure (Crombie) of a golfer and caddie with inscription 'All Fools are not knaves. But all knaves are fools'. Colour golf course illustration to top. 10.5" diameter. With Royal Doulton stamp and reference no. '8-10' to base. Small firing fault to rim, otherwise in very good condition. Rare
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1419:
Lot 1419
Small Royal Doulton spill[?] vase featuring a colour illustration to one side of a 'Gibson Girl' on a golf course, surrounded by golfers searching for their ball. Title above and below the image reads, 'Keep your eye on the ball. Don't watch the player'. To the reverse, a similar illustration of a man and lady golfer titled, 'One difficulty of the game. Keeping your eye on the ball'. 3.5" tall. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1420:
Lot 1420
Golf. Silver metal EPNS cocktail stick holder comprising six pronged golf flags with red enamel decoration, suspended from a top set on a golf ball, in turn set on circular metal base. Maker's mark P.H.V. & Co. to base. 5.5" tall. Some crazing to the golf ball, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Lot 1421:
Lot 1421
Golf ball match holder and striker 1902. An Edwardian match holder in the form of a hollowed out 'gutty' ball with sterling silver rim and crossed golf clubs. Hallmarked 'H.B.' (Henry Hutton Bourne?) Birmingham 1902. G/VG
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1422:
Lot 1422
Royal Doulton. Doultonville Collection toby jug of 'Major Green. The Golfer'. 1985. 4.25" tall, in original box. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £5
Lot 1423:
Lot 1423
Tiger Woods. Official 1996 PGA Golf Championship players' named enamel money clip, engraved '1996' and 'Tiger Woods' with enamel PGA emblem to centre. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £55
Tiger Woods turned professional in 1996 at the age of 20 and, in the same year, was named PGA Tour Rookie of the Year
Lot 1424:
Lot 1424
'19th PGA Championship'. Southern Hills 2007. Official money clip produced by Malcolm De Mille for the championships held in Tulsa, Oklahoma. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Tiger Woods won the 2007 Championship by two strokes, winning the competition for the fourth time
Lot 1425:
Lot 1425 Lot 1425
Arnold Palmer and Nick Faldo. Colour photograph of Palmer in action on the fairway, signed by Palmer. Framed and glazed, overall 11"x13". Also a colour photograph of Nick Faldo playing out of a bunker, signed by Faldo. Framed and glazed, 14.5"x12". Qty 2. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1426:
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Three ceramic golf tankards c.1950s/1960s, each depicting golf scenes to the sides. Makers are Royal Bradwell 'Sports Series', one with brown ground, the other white, the white tankard cracked. The other by Dartmouth Pottery. Faults as described, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1427:
Lot 1427
Golfing ceramics. Selection, a small jug, small finger bowl, an egg cup and two golf club head shaped. Each with a club title 'Astbury Glof Club, Riddells Bay Golf Club, Sunningdale Glof Club and the salt and pepper pots with the initials 'W.G.C.. Makers include 'China Originals', 'Wedgewood Hotelware' 'Wood & Sons. Burslem' etc. Various sizes. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1428:
Lot 1428
'Premier' Golf Scoring Book 1905. Small golf scoring booklet with hallmarked silver clasp and bakelite covers with colour illustration of as golfer to front. Maker's mark for 'W.H.H.' (William Hair Haseler), Birmingham 1905. Wear to front cover, some splitting to rear cover, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £25
Lot 1429:
Lot 1429 Lot 1429
Lady golfer postcards early 1900s onwards. Six original colour postcards and one mono, each featuring a lady golfer. Includes an advertising postcard for Lowney's Chocolates (series no. 6). Other titles include 'If you can manage...', 'A Tee Party', 'Fore' etc. Publishers include G.H. Paris, Edward Gross, New York, 'Premier' Series, A. Vivian Mansell, London etc. Qty 7. Plus five colour advertising trade cards featuring lady golfers, advertisers include Humphreys Witch Hazel Oil (USA), Lucas Paint, Evans & Sons (New York) etc. Odd minor faults otherwise good
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1430:
Lot 1430
'Mr. John D. Dunn bunkered- Golf Links, Hardelot, pres Boulogne-sur-Mer' c.1910. Original colour postcard of Dunn playing a bunker shot with a boy caddy and one other looking on. Printed details of the Hardelot course to verso. Valentine series. VG. Sold with a signed printed image of Edward R. Tipple, the Langley Park professional, signed and dated 1931.
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1431:
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'Golf Player "Driving" the Ball'. Metropolitan Series no. 827 and Golfer playing out of the bunker'. Bay State Publishing Company. Two pairs of original sepia and mono stereoscopic photographs of a golfers. The pair of two very similar photographs are laid down to original photographer's card mount to enable two dimensional images to become three dimensional images by looking through a special stereoscope viewer. The photographs each measure 3"x3" and overall on card mount 7"x3.5". Some wear and creasing to the first card affecting one of the images, small adhesive mark to verso, otherwise both in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1432:
Lot 1432
'Martini Golf Charts of Famous British Golf Courses. Early 1950's. Two course guide booklets published by L. Claughton Darbyshire, London, for Martini & Rossi Ltd. Clubs are Port Rush (No. 37) and St. Andrew's (41). Plus two advertising 'score cards' for 'Evening Dispatch' and 'Illingworth's Madrigal Pipe Mixture', a early New Years greetings card, some slight loss and two white cards with printed heading, one for 'St. Andrews' and the other for 'The Club House, Hoylake'. On the St Andrews card there is a handwritten quote by Harold Hilton, taken from Golf Illustrated May 1914 regarding the new Amateur Champion, presumably James Jenkins who won in that year. G
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1433:
Lot 1433 Lot 1433
'The sleep-walker at home- why Mrs. Golfington wants a divorce'. Copyright 1906. Pair of original sepia stereoscopic photographs of a humorous scene of a golfer in his pyjamas standing on his bed taking a swing with a golf club while his wife cowers under the bed clothes. The two very similar photographs are laid down to original photographer's card mount to enable two dimensional images to become three dimensional images by looking through a special stereoscope viewer. The photographs by Underwood & Underwood Publishers, Westwood, New Jersey. No. U-87881. The photographs each measure 3"x3.25" and overall on card mount 7"x3.5". Rare. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1434:
Lot 1434 Lot 1434
John 'Jack' White. Sepia real photograph postcard of white, half length wearing a cap, smoking a pipe and inspecting a card. Annotation to verso suggests the photograph was taken at Sunningdale. Date and publisher unknown. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Jack White won the Open Championship in 1904 at Royal St. Georges
Lot 1435:
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Humorous golf postcards. Three golfing postcards, one handcoloured, 'The Life Saving Crew at 10th Hole- No. 3 Course, Pinehurst N.C.' published by Jos. I. O'Brien, Pinehurst Pharmacy, The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y. Postmarked New York, 1927. Also 'A Full Mashie Swing', Taylor Art Co., and a "Pictorial Comedy" postcard by James Henderson & Sons, London. Sold with a football advertising postcard for A.W. Gamage, Holborn, London. Qty 4. G/VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1436:
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'Huntley & Palmers Biscuits'. Early colour advertising card (c.1880s) with image of golf being played. To verso, printed details of the company's product range, with details in French for the 'Grand Prix de L'Exposition Universelle de Paris 1878'. 3"x4.5". Minor age toning, some wear to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1437:
Lot 1437
Golf ink blotters 1900s-1930s. A selection of mainly American original unused ink blotters, each featuring humorous and other golf scenes. Includes three published by Gerlach-Barklow, Joliet, Illinois 1928-1930. Two by 'FAS', 'Foursome' and 'A Mental Hazard', series nos. 522 and 523. Others published by Groner Printing Company, Boston, 'Griffin Allwite' shoe polish, New York, and 'Balmosa' London c.1905. Some loss to the Balmosa blotter, others in very good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £28
Lot 1438:
Lot 1438
Golf signatures. Two nice signatures in ink of golfers on pieces. Signatures are James Ockenden and Charles Whitcombe. Sold with one other unidentified signature on piece laid to small card. Qty 3. VG
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £10
James Ockenden made twelve appearances in The Open, best a best finish of seventh in 1914. Charles Whitcombe's best result in a major was third in the 1935 Open
Lot 1439:
Lot 1439
Signed magazines and photographs. Three issues of Sports Illustrated magazine, each signed to the front cover by the featured golfer. Signatures are Gene Littler 1962, Tony Jacklin 1970 and Nick Faldo 1989. Also an original mono press/ promotional photograph signed by Doug Sanders, and an unsigned mono press photograph of Bobby Locke and Harry Bradshaw in 1959. Qty 5. G
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1440:
Lot 1440
Golf advertising ephemera, early 1900s onwards. A nice selection of over twenty advertising cards, greetings cards, match books, scraps, certificate etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1441:
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Golf cigarette cards. '3 Jovial Golfers' 1934. W.A. & A.C. Churchman. Full set of thirty six cards of British golf holes. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1442:
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Cigarette cards. John Cotton Ltd., Edinburgh. Golf Strokes 'Demonstrated by Archie Compston' series A/B 1936. Full set of fifty 'Flicker' style cards. Each card with Series A 'Full No. 1 Iron Shot' to one side, and Series B 'Full Drive' to the other. Very slight rounding to odd corners, otherwise in good/ very good condition
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1443:
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Cigarette cards. W.A. & A.C. Churchman. 'Can You Beat Bogey at St. Andrews?' 1934. Full set of fifty five cards including the rarer 'Holed in One' Joker card. No overprint to verso. Very good condition
Estimate: £60/90
Hammer price: £45
Lot 1444:
Lot 1444
Gold cigarette and trade cards c.1920s onwards. Approx. one hundred mixed odd golf cigarette and trade cards, with some other sports. Series and issuers include 'Jersey then and now', 'Modern Beauties', 'ERA Margarine, 'Turf', Major Drapkin, Ardath, Duncan & Co., Gallaher etc. G
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1445:
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'Smakbak Captive Golf' 1920s. Original golf practice aid comprising golf ball attached to cord with rubber section and two metal staples, lacking tees. In original box with printed illustrated instructions to top and inside of the hinged lid. Splitting to lid hinge, minor wear to box, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1446:
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'After Dinner Golf'. Horace G. Hutchinson. Illustrated by R. Andre. Brighton 1986. Green cloth with gilts to front and spine, gilt to all page edges. Limited edition no. 120 of 400 copies, signed by Cicely Sparling, great-niece of Hutchinson. VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: unsold
Hutchinson wrote twelve books on golf in the period 1880 to 1920. This title was originally published in Country Life in 1897
Lot 1447:
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'A Golfing Idyll or The Skipper's Round with the Deil on the Links of St Andrews'. Violet Flint. Edinburgh. Reprint of the Third Edition of 1897, this edition published in Droitwich 1978. Limited edition of 250 copies, this being number 130, signed by Shirley Grant. Red pictorial boards and cream cloth spine. Small specks of paint to front cover, otherwise in very good condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £18
Lot 1448:
Lot 1448 Lot 1448
The Badminton Magazine. Two original magazine articles on golf, each taken from the magazine and bound in cream boards. Titles are 'Golf in 1899', H.S.C. Everard, and 'Masters of their Arts. II- Secondary Education in Golf', Horace G. Hutchinson. Slight ageing and staining to boards, internally in very good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1449:
Lot 1449
Golf instructional and biographical books. Four first edition hardback titles. 'Golf for Beginners', Guy Campbell, London 1922. 'The Foundations of Golf', J.S.K. Smith & B.S. Weastell, London 1925. 'Golf Made Easy', J. Forrest, London 1933. Original dustwrapper with some loss. Includes original printed order form slipped in. 'The World that Fred Made', Bernard Darwin, London 1955. Dustwrapper with odd faults. Odd faults, overall in good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1450:
Lot 1450
Golf instructional titles. 'Hints to Golfers', Niblick, Boston, Massachusetts, thirteenth edition 1902. Original decorative cloth covers. 'Advanced Golf', James Braid, London, fifth edition 1909. Original cloth with gilt titles to front and spine. Some wear to boards, bumping to corners, otherwise in good condition. Qty 2
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1451:
Lot 1451
'Golf in Theory and Practice'. H.S.C. Everard. First reprint, London 1897. Red publisher's cloth with golfer illustration to front and gilt title to spine. Age toning to spine and light wear to extremities. Internally in very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1452:
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'The Frank Reynolds Golf Book. Drawings from "Punch"'. Introduction by Bernard Darwin. New York 1933. Advance review copy with publisher's printed label slipped in, date stamped 15th June 1933. Original dustwrapper with some loss. Good/ very good condition
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold

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